Welfare Schemes and Support Mechanisms

Children and Women Left Behind in Labour Sending Countries: An Appraisal of Social Risks

Author : Rosalia Cortes | 2008
Published By: UNICEF

The present paper examines the project reports and the migration literature seeking to identify the links between permanent international migration and children’s rights in left-behind households. It focuses on the role of migration and remittances on improving the livelihoods of children in migrant households, and on broadening their capacities for full participation in society.

URL : http://www.unicef.org/policyanalysis/files/Children_and_women_left_behind(2).pdf

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